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Man enters guilty plea to beating death of man on East Lakeshore; other guilty pleas entered
A Rapides Parish man entered a guilty plea Monday to manslaughter in connection with the 2012 beating death of a Natchitoches man. According to Natchitoches Parish District Attorney Van H. Kyzar, C...
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Better Business Bureau establishes scholarship
The Better Business Bureau Serving Central Louisiana and the Ark-La-Tex established a scholarship at Northwestern State University to benefit a business administration major from their service area...
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Folk Festival will offer its traditional good time with great entertainament, crafts, activities
The 34th Annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival will be held July 19-20 in Prather Coliseum on the Northwestern State University campus. The Festival will be on Friday, July 19 from 4:30 p.m. until ...
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Softball tournament, auction, lunch will benefit Cade Dubois
Support the recovery of Natchitoches native Cade Dubois with a silent auction, plate sale and softball tournament. Cade was shot in the head in an accident Friday, June 28 but has made miraculous s...
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Lodge will sell po-boys lunches
Dawn of Light Lodge along with W. L. Carroll will host a fundraiser July 26 at the Lodge on Fifth Street from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Po-boys, chips and drinks will sell for $6.
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Washington Street landing on Cane River and spillway closed because of low water
The Spillway and Washington Street landings are now closed due to low water until further notice. The closure will protect public and private property. For more information, contact Betty Fuller at...
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Participation in survey wins television
Ashley Durr, LPN at the Courtyard of Natchitoches, won a 50 inch television as part of the Associate Engagement initiative at Natchitoches Regional Medical Center (NRMC). Associates provided feedba...
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Natchitoches Magnet School students visit Washington, D.C.

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Manufacturing specialist II wins monthly award
Alliance Compressors named Brian Powell, Employee of the Month for June. The award was presented at a plant meeting in July. Powell has worked at Alliance for six and one half years. He is a manufa...
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Central Class of ‘93 will have reunion
The Natchitoches Central High School class of 1993 will have a 20-year reunion Sept. 27-28. Registration is $50 per person. The deadline to register is July 31. For more information or to register ...
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Summer camp will teach acting, singing and dancing lessons to children at NSU, July 31
Northwestern State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will offer a summer theatre camp for children age 8-13 that will include acting, singing and dancing.  The camp will be held from noo...
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Students gets insight into leadership skills after attending institute for student leaders
Northwestern State University sophomore Zack Cockerham of Morgan City took part in a highly selective institute for emerging student leaders in June.  Cockerham was among 100 students selected out ...
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Hospital upgrades computer system
Electronic patient records are now used in all in-patient departments of Natchitoches Regional Medical Center, thanks to a recent computer system upgrade. The changes have enhanced patient safety a...
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Rockin’ on the Bayou is Saturday
The Bayou Blaque Band will host Rockin’ on the Bayou at the downtown riverbank, Saturday, July 20. The event will feature performances by area bands and an inflatable jumper for children from noon-...
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Humane Society will host 'Doggie Bath Day' July 20
The Bayou Blaque Band will host Rockin’ on the Bayou at the downtown riverbank, Saturday, July 20. The event will feature performances by area bands and an inflatable jumper for children from noon-...
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Zydeco musician is honorary chairman of Folk Festival
Geno Delafose has been named honorary chair of the 34th Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival on July 19-20 in Prather Coliseum on the Northwestern State University campus. The Festival will be on Friday,...
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Parish council hires clerk; withdraws ordinance governing behavior; addressing road, money issues
The parish council members voted to hire a clerk at the Parish Council meeting Monday. The council committee of John Salter and Chris Paige narrowed the field of 40 applicants to seven for the fina...
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Tourist commission votes to non-renew director’s contract; relieved her of duties
The Natchitoches Parish Tourist Commission voted not to extend the contract of Executive Director Iris Harper during a called meeting Friday at noon in the tourist commission office. The vote was s...
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Waterway Commission will meet Wednesday
The Red River Waterway Commission will meet at the commission headquarters, July 17 at 10 a.m. A committee meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. for the following: Contracts Committee, Land Management, L...
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‘Ride for the Heroes’ will include poker run and more
The American Legion Post in Leesville at 304 East North St. will host “Ride for the Heroes” Saturday, July 27 with proceeds going to the La. Heroes Project. There will be a poker run, bike show, ve...
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